Taco Bell closes in West Lake Hills and more business news from the Lake Travis-Westlake area

Taco Bell closed its location on Bee Caves Road in January. (Courtesy Taco Bell)
Taco Bell closed its location on Bee Caves Road in January. (Courtesy Taco Bell)

Taco Bell closed its location on Bee Caves Road in January. (Courtesy Taco Bell)

Here is the most recent business news from the Lake Travis-Westlake area.

1. The apartment complex Bee Caves Vistas is under new ownership and management as of Dec. 15 at 6508 Steep Cactus Trail, Austin. Real estate investment firm Sendera Investment Group purchased the community located in the Oak Hill region and has assumed the management of the property. Bee Caves Vistas features pet-friendly, three-bedroom townhomes with Hill Country views and offers close proximity to various attractions, such as the Hill Country Galleria. 512-649-7234. www.beecavesvistas.com

2. Lazeez Mediterranean Cafe is set to open in the Four Points region in the coming weeks at 6812 N. RM 620, Austin. The Middle Eastern restaurant will serve a variety of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern menu items, including hummus, grilled Mashawi BBQ, meat and vegetarian wraps, and more. The restaurant is anticipating an opening date in early 2021. 512-317-9051. www.lazeezaustin.com

3. Taco Bell permanently closed its location at 3201 Bee Caves Road, West Lake Hills, in January. The fast food chain serves tacos, burritos, quesadillas and other items. This location’s phone number is no longer in service. www.tacobell.com

4. Local specialty care group Texas Orthopedics, which has a location at 101 Medical Parkway, Unit 120, Lakeway, announced Jan. 4 that it has merged with five other orthopedic practices from Dallas, Houston and Tyler to form OrthoLoneStar. The new OrthoLoneStar is now the largest independent orthopedic group in Texas, according to a company news release, with more than 150 physicians and 1,000 employees. 512-439-1101. www.txortho.com

By Amy Rae Dadamo
Amy Rae Dadamo is the reporter for Lake Travis-Westlake, where her work focuses on city government and education. Originally from New Jersey, Amy Rae relocated to Austin after graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in May 2019.